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8905058 Apparatus and method for detection and cessation of unintended gas flow  
A method and apparatus for detecting and preventing electrically induced fires in a gas tubing systems constructed of Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) and Gas Appliance Connectors (GAC)....
8881769 Structure of a gas-valve unit  
A gas valve unit for adjusting a volumetric gas flow which is fed to a gas burner of a gas device includes a valve chamber, an actuation shaft protruding out of the valve chamber, and at least two...
8875725 Fluid connector with integrated excess flow valve  
A connector for fluids has a pipe through which the fluid flows. The pipe has a diameter, an inlet end, an outlet end, an expanded area relative to the diameter. The connector also has an excess...
8851443 Memory alloy-actuated apparatus and methods for making and using the same  
Actuator apparatus having a multi-stable element actuated by memory alloy actuating elements. In one embodiment, the multi-stable actuator comprises a bistable (two-state) diaphragm element adapted...
8843241 Remote monitoring and control system comprising mesh and time synchronization technology  
A remote monitoring and control system comprising synchronized wireless MESH technology for remote monitoring and control of utility grids (e.g., utility meters), commodity distribution networks,...
8833732 Glue valve  
A valve for processing glue or other media, the valve having magnets, in particular permanent magnets, that are used for actuating a closure member (16). Two individual magnets (22, 23) located...
8820346 Self-actuating drainage device and method of operation  
A self-actuating drainage device for placement on a structure to drain water accumulated on the structure includes a collection funnel having a bottom with a funnel hole extending therethrough, a...
8807523 Wireless fluid shut-off valve  
A low-cost safety valve for gas lines and similar supply lines that can be remotely activated via a secure wireless link employing a low leakage sealing mechanism that is compatible with low energy...
8801697 Urination control device  
A urination control device includes a conduit to be inserted into the urethra, an upstream restraint member located upstream of the conduit and having a through hole, a control member located on...
8757226 Device for bottling beverages  
A device for filling containers, includes a storage container in which a fluid that is to be bottled in the containers can be accommodated, a filling device which fills the fluid into the...
8746280 Controllable valve for an aircraft  
A controllable valve is provided for a low-flammability fluid within an aircraft with at least one magnetic coil which, upon brief electrical excitation, moves a structural element provided therein...
8739842 Method for adjusting air to liquid ratio in vapor recovery system  
An air to liquid regulator valve for use with a vapor recovery system that recovers vapors expelled from a vehicle receiving fuel through a fuel supply passage and returns the vapors to an...
8733394 Device and method for mechanically locating and reading the setting of an adjustable valve  
A device for mechanically locating and reading the setting of an adjustable magnetic valve for controlling the flow of a fluid in a predetermined direction (D) comprises a magnetic compass (10) and...
8733393 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8733395 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8714189 Flow valve  
A flow valve that may act as either an excess flow valve or a pressure relief valve has a seat and a valve body for sealing against the seat. The valve body has an integral spring arm for biasing...
8695858 Air valves for a wireless spout and system for dispensing  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a pouring device for a container for the dosing of liquid. The pouring device has an improved air valve system that works via cooperation between a...
8690119 Leak-free reciprocating stemmed valve  
A valve assembly comprising an adapter plate assembly comprising an adapter plate, a bonnet with a center and a threaded shaft extending through the center of the bonnet; an actuation assembly...
8678343 Tau-omega armature-stator configuration of long stroke solenoid  
An armature-stator structure (45) includes a stator (56) having a magnetic housing (57) of generally U-shaped cross-section. The housing includes an open end (58) in communication with an interior...
8668183 Dual-direction in-tank magnetic safety valve  
A magnetic safety valve for installation through a tank wall incorporates a piston movable within a valve body. The valve is held normally-closed by two opposite-pole magnets, one in the inner end...
8667988 Actuating mechanism of a gas valve unit  
A gas valve unit for adjusting a volumetric gas flow supplied to a gas burner of a gas appliance, in particular a gas cooking appliance, includes at least two open/close valves which can be...
8662071 Household gas appliance with a magnetically controlled gas supply system  
A household gas appliance includes a gas supply valve which is operated using a magnetic key. The gas supply valve itself may be magnetically operable. In this instance, when a magnetic key is...
8662187 Permanent magnet linear motor actuated safety valve and method  
A linear motor activator for a downhole safety valve including a permanent magnet carrier; a plurality of permanent magnets mounted to the permanent magnet carrier; a coil carrier disposed in...
8622366 Manually operable drive module  
A valve drive system has a valve drive device and a hand-operated apparatus to trigger control actions in the valve drive device. The hand-operated apparatus includes a magnet arrangement, and the...
8602381 Valve assemblies  
An electronically actuatable valve assembly having a primary face seating valve, including a primary valve member, and a secondary valve, including a secondary valve member. The secondary valve...
8602382 Valve assemblies  
An electronically actuatable valve assembly including a valve member comprising a ferromagnetic member, and a magnetic circuit adapted to direct magnetic flux through the ferromagnetic member when...
8596606 Automate fluid flow control system  
An automate fluid flow control system includes a relief valve for being sealedly disposed within a fluid chamber in an immovable manner to seal a flow of fluid flowing from a fluid inlet to a fluid...
8585013 Magnetic microvalve using metal ball and method of manufacturing the same  
There is provided a magnetic microvalve using a metal ball and a method of manufacturing the same. A magnetic microvalve using a metal ball according to an aspect of the invention may include: an...
8579250 High precision energy efficient valve  
A valve and method of controlling a valve, the method including providing a valve member having at least first and second positions and a source of power to the valve member that when activated...
8567755 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8567757 Wireless fluid shut-off valve  
A low-cost safety valve for gas lines and similar supply lines that can be remotely activated via a secure wireless link employing a low leakage sealing mechanism that is compatible with low energy...
8567440 Solenoid operated valve  
A solenoid operated valve is provided for controlling liquid or gaseous media, the valve comprising at least two media ports opened and closed by an armature and a solenoid with a yoke and a coil,...
8544818 Electronic adapter for controlling a bistable valve  
An electronic adapter and a method for controlling a bistable valve for liquid or gaseous media is provided. The valve has a first and a second stable switching state, wherein in the first...
8540208 Bistable valve  
A bistable valve (100) is provided according to an embodiment of the invention. The bistable valve (100) includes an armature (108) movable to selectively block and unblock at least a first port...
8540209 Active combustion flow modulation valve  
A flow modulation valve has a slidably translating hollow armature with at least one energizable coil wound around and fixably attached to the hollow armature. The energizable coil or coils are...
8534320 Magnetic transmission  
In a magnetic transmission for coupling a valve element to a valve drive, the valve element and the valve drive are located in the same housing, the valve element includes a ring gear composed of...
8528597 Actuator and valve assembly  
An actuator for selectively moving a part relative to another part includes a shape memory wire, which contracts when heated. One portion of the shape memory wire is fixed to a first body, and...
8517334 Electromagnetic valve mechanism  
An electromagnetic valve mechanism includes a magnetizable block, an upper permanent magnet superposed on a top of the magnetizable block, a magnetizable upper cover superposed on an upper flat...
8517045 Automatic fluid flow control device  
One embodiment relates to an automatic fluid flow control device 1 for a fluid supply, the device comprising: an actuator 41 that carries or includes a magnet 43, the actuator being movable within...
8505573 Apparatus and method for controlling fluid flow  
An actuator base, bobbin, and pole piece form a pocket for an armature that a flexible membrane encloses to form an armature chamber filled with an incompressible fluid. The membrane protects the...
8464998 Automate fluid flow control system  
An automate fluid flow control system includes a valve member for being sealedly disposed within a fluid chamber to seal a flow of fluid flowing from a fluid inlet to a fluid outlet, a relief valve...
8444070 Electric-actuated control valve of a unit fuel injector  
A unit fuel injector (10) has a control valve (40) in which a valve spool (92) is displaceable within a bore (91) of a valve body (90) between a limit of displacement that fully opens an oil outlet...
8418990 Magnetic valve actuator for container filling machine  
Disclosed are valve actuator assemblies for high speed bottle filling machines. These actuators have a shaft that is pivotable on its longitudinal axis, a linkage fork connected to the shaft to...
8398050 Hold open configuration for safety valve and method  
An actuator and counterbalance system including a nonmobile carrier; a mobile carrier, mobile relative to the non mobile carrier; and a counterbalance system in operable communication with the...
8393594 Drive mechanism, actuator, and valve  
A driving mechanism (100) includes a first rotor (10) that rotates around a first shaft L1 and a second rotor (20) that rotates around a second shaft L2 that is provided in parallel with the first...
8387945 Method and system for a magnetic actuator  
The system contains a top permanent magnet and a bottom permanent magnet. The bottom magnet is axially aligned with the top magnet. The top magnet and the bottom magnet have substantially opposing...
8371331 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8366408 Externally assisted valve for a positive displacement pump  
A positive displacement pump having a valve with an actuation guide for assisting its actuation. The valve may be configured for controlling fluid communication relative to a chamber of the pump...
8365753 Fluid flow controller  
The present invention relates to a magnetic flow controller which transforms a slow reduction in pressure of fluid flow over time to a measurable fluid flow. Once a threshold pressure differential...
8302932 Sprinkler valve test and control device and method thereof  
A sprinkler valve test and control device that is used to test and control a sprinkler valve having a solenoid plunger without the need for electricity. The sprinkler valve test and control device...